Definition: This entry provides the number of hospital beds per 1,000 people. Hospital beds include inpatient beds available in public, private, general, and specialized hospitals and rehabilitation centers. In most cases, beds for both acute and chronic care are included. Because the level of inpatient services required for individual countries depends on several factors - such as the burden of disease - there is no global target of number of hopital beds per country.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Hospital bed density map
The Cleveland Clinic is ranked #4 hospital in the country by "U.S. News & World Report"
Examiner - 7/19/2009 11:59:49 PM
according to rankings done by U.S. News & World Report. Last week the 1,080 bed hospital was named the fourth best hospital in the country by the magazine. This great achievement by The Cleveland Clinic was based on performances in sixteen specialties ...
Ebola crisis in West Africa: U.S., Canada, world finally responding
The Star - 9/17/2014 12:33:28 AM
the World Bank approved a $105-million grant, and the United States pledged 3,000 troops, 1,700 new Ebola beds and training for hundreds of health care workers. This is all good news, said Montreal physician Joanne Liu, but developed countries, including ...
Canada does not have containment beds other countries use to transport Ebola patients because Health Canada got rid of them: ex-employees
National Post - 8/13/2014 12:06:23 PM
Health Canada actually stationed several of the containment beds in airports across the country, kept another in an Ottawa hospital and had more at its ... and everyone else in the world does — it’s an obvious question.” Isolators were reportedly ...
Saeed Abedini's family: pastor yanked from hospital bed, beaten, taken back to Iran prison
New York Daily News - 5/21/2014 8:19:42 PM
Saeed Abedini spent the past two months being treated for injuries he received in jail. But without advanced notice, his visiting relatives said the man was dragged from his hospital bed, beaten and ... in the Islamic country. The American citizen from ...
Hospital bed shortage exposed
Daily Telegraph - 4/15/2014 9:02:24 PM
Britain has fewer hospital beds per person than almost any country in the Western world, according to figures which have raised fears that the NHS has become “stretched to breaking point”. A study by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and ...
Public hospital bed ratio ‘slashed by 43% over past 20 years’, report reveals
theguardian.com - 2/14/2014 6:17:20 PM
A new public hospital report card shows the number of beds, measured against the size of the population ... the originally committed levels “to help public hospitals around the country to meet their performance targets and provide timely and quality ...
These 5 Countries Provide The Best Health Care In The World
The Huffington Post - 2/20/2014 8:01:46 AM
Also considered are the number of people per doctor, the number of hospital beds per 1,000 people ... expenditure as a percentage of a country’s GDP. France comes in first in this category as the best country in the world for health care.
Congressman: When it comes to mental health, U.S. is 'acting like a third world country'
The Lead CNN - 1/27/2014 10:56:23 PM
We don't have enough hospital beds," said Rep ... and resources are misused and misplaced, and that the country lacks psychiatrists and psychologists. The Republican congressman wants mental illness to be a standalone issue, separate from gun violence ...
Health Costs: How the U.S. Compares With Other Countries
PBS - 10/22/2012 10:28:38 AM
The U.S. leads the world in health care research and cancer treatment ... The U.S. also has fewer hospital beds for its population size and shorter average stays in hospital relative to other countries. Indeed, the lower numbers of physicians could ...
Odisha: Groundbreaking of 500 bed multispecialty hospital by Tata Steel at Sitalapalli
Orissa Diary - 9/2/2014 3:10:15 PM
Emergency Services including world class diagnostic facilities. The hospital will begin with 200 beds in the first phase with an estimated cost of around Rs. 100 crore and will gradually be scaled up to 500 beds. For setting up this hospital, Tata Steel ...
Riddle Hospital donates beds to Ebola-ravaged Sierra Leone
Delaware County Daily Times - 8/17/2014 10:53:02 PM
So, the idea that the country could receive full, wheeled hospital beds from the United States was a blessing. “For Riddle to actually reach a community that otherwise is forgotten to the world,” Ibrahim said, “it’s touching and I’m speechless ...
International community gathers at Ebola conference
ITV - 10/2/2014 3:50:25 AM
Participating countries will meet to ... according to the World Health Organisation. Sierra Leone and the UK are expected to urge officials to contribute extra funding for extra hospital beds and staff. MPs say cuts in international support to Sierra ...
SmithGroupJJR-designed Holy Cross Germantown Hospital Opens its Doors
University Chronicle - 10/1/2014 9:59:40 PM
The new Holy Cross Germantown Hospital is now open on the Montgomery College campus in Germantown, Maryland. SmithGroupJJR, one of the country’s leading architecture, engineering and planning firms, designed the 237,000-square-foot, 93-bed hospital.
Unregulated diagnostic centres of TB a challenge: Experts
IN - 10/2/2014 10:09:49 AM
India reports more than 25 per cent of the world's new cases annually, according a study conducted by the Corporation (MCGM). Mumbai, due to its complexities, thick population density ... Head of chest medicine at KEM Hospital Dr Amita Athavale said ...
Ebola outbreak in Guinea played down by World Health Organization
CBC - 4/2/2014 6:51:40 AM
The World Health Organization ... with just 0.3 hospital beds per 1,000 people. Liberia's Senate on Tuesday agreed that the government should declare a state of emergency that would lead to the closure of the country's borders. "Liberia should close ...